Marina Adshade

Economist, Writer, and Speaker | Women, sex, love, and work

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Will marriages become short term contracts? An interview with Economist Marina Adshade (in Polish)

I spoke with the Polish newspaper Forsal earlier the month about my work on the economics of sex and love. I have included the cover of the Polish version of my book, just for fun.

You can see this interview here.


Quebec’s IVF restrictions: Economics or ethics?

Last week, Quebec Health Minister Gaétan Barrette tabled a bill that, if passed, will prohibit women over the age of 42 from having access to in vitro fertilization (IVF). While the purpose of the bill, on the surface at least, is to lessen financial strain on the health care system, this particular section of the bill will achieve a different outcome; it will reduce the number of births to Quebec women who rely on the use of donated eggs to conceive.

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The economics of sex: A whole new take on supply and demand

University Affairs has a nice piece this month on the Economics of Sex and Love – the course, the blog and the book. You can see that article here.

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Bloomberg News talks about the “Erogenous Economy”

I spoke to Ben Steverman at the Bloomberg News about the economics of sex and love. You can read that interview here.

Men’s Health Asks: Can a better understanding of economics help your sex life?

The answer is “yes”! You can read that article here.

Chatelaine Interview

Chatelaine magazine spoke to me this week about happiness in marriage. You can read the full interview here.

Could a sex robot save your marriage? This Canadian professor thinks so

My chapter in Robot Sex: Social and ethical implications has received a great deal of international and domestic media.This piece was published in the Evening Standard in the UK.

The Vancouver Sun Fails to see the Romance in Dollars and Sex

My colleague, Brett Josef Grubistic, at the University of British Columbia reviewed Dollars and Sex for The Vancouver Sun. You can see that review here.


Stacey May Fowler Calls Dollars and Sex the “Moneyball of Booty”

You can read her perspective on the economics of sex and love here.

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